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August’s fake news quiz: Bagpipes, Metallica and sex education

Think you've got a good nose for fake news? Take the quiz to see if you can sort these true stories from the false

Think you've got a good nose for fake news? Take the quiz to see if you can sort these true stories from the false

August is a slow month for news in many countries, with politicians, journalists and the public going on holiday if they get the chance. But that can mean hoaxes are even harder to spot, mixed in with the trivial stories of “silly season”.

Think you saw some? See if you can tell which of these stories are true or fake:

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